›Space Generation Congress 2010
The Space Generation Congress (SGC) is the annual meeting of the Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC). Participants are university students and young professionals with a passion for space. With SGC, SGAC aims to hone and promote the voice of the youth on the topic of international space development through the future leaders of the space sector. SGC is proudly endorsed by the United Nations Office of Outer Space Affairs.
Attendance for SGC is competitive, SGAC aims to select a diverse group of dedicated university students and young professionals in the space sector. SGC 2009 had 75 attendees from 32 different countries, with delegates representing organisations that included: NASA, ESA, KAIST, Lockheed Martin, X Prize Foundation, and Leiden University's Institute of International Air and Space Law.
The aim of the SGC is twofold:
- First, to strengthen the international network of the Space Generation Advisory Council. From the perspective of the individual delegate, many of whom come from developing countries, it a chance to interact and engage with the incoming generation of space policy professionals from all over the world. From the perspective of the Space Generation Advisory Council, it allows us to consolidate our international links in order to best represent and facilitate the voice of the next space generation.
- Second, to examine and consider key questions that are facing the space and international community at large.